What is Data Visualization and Why Should You Care?

What is Data Visualization and Why Should You Care?

Picture yourself in one of these situations: 1. You work at a large consulting firm, dealing with clients that generate millions in annual ...

How to Swim with Sharks: An Interview on IT Leadership with Vickie McCray

How to Swim with Sharks: An Interview on IT Leadership with Vickie McCray

The School of Information Studies recently hosted a special guest to teach students about Information Security, but also how to take on a leadership ...

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Pebble Time: Shaking Up Smart Watch Options

The smart watch company Pebble, known for their Pebble Watch, is jumping into the smart watch mix by crowdfunding a new option called ...

Meet the Future of TV: Sling TV

Meet the Future of TV: Sling TV

2015 has delivered what may prove to be the cord-cutter's dream: Sling TV. A spin-off offering from Dish Network, the service offers ...

Apple Lovers, Rev Your Engines: Cars are Coming

Apple Lovers, Rev Your Engines: Cars are Coming

Although no rumors have been confirmed, the idea that an Apple car is in the works has floated around the web and ...

What is Data Visualization and Why Should You Care?

What is Data Visualization and

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How to Swim with Sharks: An Interview on IT Leadership with Vickie McCray

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Meet the Future of TV: Sling TV

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Apple Lovers, Rev Your Engines: Cars are Coming

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| March 5, 2015

What is Data Visualization and Why Should You Care?

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Picture yourself in one of these situations: 1. You work at a large consulting firm, dealing with clients that generate millions in annual revenue. You’ve just concluded a massive performance assessment and are about to submit your recommendations to your client, which you’re sure will be well received. However, your presentation comes off as drab → Read More

| March 4, 2015

How to Swim with Sharks: An Interview on IT Leadership with Vickie McCray

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The School of Information Studies recently hosted a special guest to teach students about Information Security, but also how to take on a leadership role in the Information Technology industry. Alumna Vickie McCray is President and CEO of The McCray Group, Inc., a consulting firm that focusing on leadership operations. She is also the author of the recently → Read More

| March 3, 2015

Pebble Time: Shaking Up Smart Watch Options

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The smart watch company Pebble, known for their Pebble Watch, is jumping into the smart watch mix by crowdfunding a new option called Pebble Time. In almost no time at all, Pebble Time has managed to source over ten and a half million dollars worth of crowdfunding money through their Kickstarter campaign that is currently running. As → Read More

| March 2, 2015

Meet the Future of TV: Sling TV

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2015 has delivered what may prove to be the cord-cutter’s dream: Sling TV. A spin-off offering from Dish Network, the service offers live TV streaming from high-profile network channels to connected devices. Starting at just $20 a month, Sling may just change the game for how consumers pay, watch and interact with television. Take Back → Read More

| February 27, 2015

Apple Lovers, Rev Your Engines: Cars are Coming

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Although no rumors have been confirmed, the idea that an Apple car is in the works has floated around the web and made quite a few headlines this past month. Despite the lack of public acknowledgements regarding the potential project, there is a good amount of evidence leading to speculation that it may not be → Read More

| February 26, 2015

Black Mirror Moments: TV Show Reflects Technology’s Effects

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Re-animation, taking photos with your mind, ransom threats that deal with a pig and viral videos. With those themelines, Black Mirror has been one of this winter’s most talked-about, hit Netflix binge-watching shows.   The first season aired on the British Channel 4 in 2011. With the special release this winter, featuring Jon Hamm, the show → Read More

| February 25, 2015

An Introduction to Data Visualization And Its Tools

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Author’s Note – This post is adapted from a presentation given at the iSchool at Syracuse University on February 6, 2015. You can download those presentation slides here. With the rise of the interactive web and our access to large sets of open information, data visualization has become a hot topic in recent years. Yet, → Read More

| February 24, 2015

A Librarian’s Thoughts on the TV Show “The Librarians”

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Could TNT’s The Librarians be good for business? It has taken me awhile to get around to watching TNT‘s The Librarians. Not because I was disinterested, but because I was afraid I wouldn’t like it – and I feel like it would be a horrible thing for a person who works in a library not → Read More

| February 23, 2015

Data Roundup: The United States Hires Its First Chief Data Scientist

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This was a big week for data science as President Obama appointed the United States’ first Chief Data Scientist – DJ Patil. Patil, who previously worked for companies like RelateIQ, LinkedIn, and more, also helped to coin the term ‘Data Scientist’. His position was announced at the Strata Conference last week, with a special message → Read More

| February 20, 2015

Geeking About Some Good/ Not-So-Good Lifestyle Apps

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Fitness apps and devices are in the news, and being a geek (a trait I’m very proud of), I’ve been using some of these apps. Sleep Better App Sleep Better, an app from Runtastic, supposedly helps you sleep better. You rest your plugged-in iPhone with the app running next to your pillow and fall asleep. → Read More